Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age
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a look at the creative and technical worlds of immersive storytelling
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Latin America's growing appetite for digital storytelling #Transmedia

Latin America's growing appetite for digital storytelling #Transmedia | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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"Amid Latin America's flourishing digital scene, there are two hot trends – multimedia and transmedia documentaries. Argentine documentary-maker Alvaro Liuzzi takes a look at the developing genre."

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Fausto Cantu's curator insight, April 29, 2015 9:23 AM

El creciente apetito de Latinoamérica por narrativas digitales

Debbie Elicksen 's curator insight, May 1, 2015 5:34 PM

It's a huge audience. Bigger than the rest of North America realizes.

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Snow-blind: The challenge of voice and vision in multi-media storytelling

Snow-blind: The challenge of voice and vision in multi-media storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Roy Peter Clark:  '“Snow Fall” is many good things, but great storytelling is not one of them. I will argue that the innovative visual elements that brought it fame detract from the power of the narrative.'

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Resurrecting Multimedia from the mire of Transmedia

Resurrecting Multimedia from the mire of Transmedia | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Mike Jones:  "Words come and go, in and out of fashion. And when the topics of discussion are screen-production, screen-media, technology and narrative, words can fall out of fashion very quickly."

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Mike Jones, "Transmedia projects are just peanut butter" ... need I say more?

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XYEYE's curator insight, July 1, 2013 10:45 AM
...and hear we go again, something I said a while ago: why are we calling it so many buzzwords when in realities it multimedia, at least that's where is started and in that it defines it more completely on so many levels!
John Fellows's curator insight, July 2, 2013 9:25 PM

multi-new-trans media madness
Create and express... 

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Research and production plan for multimedia stories

Research and production plan for multimedia stories | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Kyle James and Thorsten Karg: "Imagine you are just finishing a story or blog post and suddenly realize that some crucial piece of information is missing" ...


DRC: This is a great resource for students & educators.

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Multimedia storytelling at The Atavist: One year in, how’s it going, Evan Ratliff?

Multimedia storytelling at The Atavist: One year in, how’s it going, Evan Ratliff? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Paige Williams: "It’s been a little over a year since The Atavist debuted as a groundbreaking digital platform for long-form multimedia storytelling"...

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Social media reporting project from Afghanistan set to debut as multi-media performance

Social media reporting project from Afghanistan set to debut as multi-media performance | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

"Basetrack, a social media reporting project that accompanied a marine battalion on a deployment in Afghanistan, will be adapted into a series of theater performances [...] at Juilliard in New York."


For more on this interesting multiplatform project read Bringing the war in Afghanistan home, by iPhone.

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4 Inspiring Examples of Digital Storytelling

4 Inspiring Examples of Digital Storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Today's artists are creating interactive, multimedia experiences where the audience can actively reshape the stories themselves.

 

[An introduction to: Bear 71; Pandemic; Welcome to Pine Point; and Rome.]

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Elements of good multimedia storytelling

Elements of good multimedia storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
At its simplest, a multimedia story combines different elements that complement one another to make the story more interesting, complete or compelling.

 


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Roots on the Move -- IndieGoGo

Roots on the Move -- IndieGoGo | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Be a part of a conversation in the form of a multimedia film that transends borders through creativity and music.
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Tools of attraction: creating multimedia content for games and TV shows

Tools of attraction: creating multimedia content for games and TV shows | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
Audiences now expect stories to be told in new ways across different platforms, but commissioners often fail to produce compelling 'transmedia' content.
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What's the Future of Storytelling? 'Unknown Spring' Provides Some Answers

What's the Future of Storytelling? 'Unknown Spring' Provides Some Answers | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Paula Bernstein:  "In March 2011 Jake Price, a freelance producer for the BBC, journeyed to Tohoku, Japan to document the devastation left in the wake of the Pacific tsunami. The result of his trip is evident in his powerful and beautiful immersive web documentary, "Unknown Spring," which was awarded the World Press Photo Multimedia Awards."

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David Collet's curator insight, September 28, 2014 11:41 PM

I like this piece because it pulls together a number of areas that interest me.

 

First, this is someone doing something without a big budget and receiving international acclaim. That someone is young. It is relevant to the environment. And it includes my thoughts on new opportunities for youth for employment alternatives.

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Multimedia, Crossmedia, Transmedia… What’s in a name?

Multimedia, Crossmedia, Transmedia… What’s in a name? | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
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Kevin Moloney:  "I’ve written elsewhere that we’re living through a Cambrian Explosion in the ecology of media. [...]  And with this explosion has come a diversity of terms to describe new creations and new arrangements. Multimedia? Crossmedia? Transmedia? What is the difference? I get that question a lot, and it’s a good one."

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Vittorio Canavese's curator insight, April 23, 2014 4:01 AM

Giusto per fare un po' il punto... Soprattutto in Italia, a prescindere dall'etichetta, mi piacerebbe vedere buoni esempi.

Ángeles Mirón Martín's curator insight, April 23, 2014 8:36 AM

Evolution....

Karen B Wehner's curator insight, April 29, 2014 2:26 PM

Because epistemology is a time-honored pastime of transmedia folk. And cross-media folk. And multimedia folk....

 

Kevin Moloney:  "I’ve written elsewhere that we’re living through a Cambrian Explosion in the ecology of media. [...]  And with this explosion has come a diversity of terms to describe new creations and new arrangements. Multimedia? Crossmedia? Transmedia? What is the difference? I get that question a lot, and it’s a good one."

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Lady Gaga's Next Album Will Be a Multimedia Experience

Lady Gaga's Next Album Will Be a Multimedia Experience | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Brian Anthony Hernandez: "Pop megastar Lady Gaga just revealed on her Little Monsters social network that her forthcoming album, "ARTPOP," will be an app-based multimedia experience for iPad, iPhone, other mobile devices and desktop."

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Travis DjApex Imboden's curator insight, August 13, 2013 11:44 AM

Lady Gaga decided to take an app-based route to help promote the release of her new album.  I think this is a smart way to interact with fans.  Though, I have seen artists do this before, and it never really turns out as well as they planned.

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How a simple story grows with multimedia [Talking transmedia in China]

How a simple story grows with multimedia [Talking transmedia in China] | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Fan Zhen: "Frankfurt StoryDrive China gathered Chinese and international experts from the games, advertising and publishing industry on May 29 in Beijing to discuss how an interesting story can snowball to become a huge economic profit in the age of trans-media."

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10 tips for using audio more effectively in multimedia stories

10 tips for using audio more effectively in multimedia stories | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it

Casey Frechette: "Sound can make or break a multimedia production, whether it’s an audio slideshow, a documentary video or an interactive narrative. Unfortunately, audio often gets short shrift"...

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Children’s Books Go Multimedia, Multinational, Multi…Everything

Children’s Books Go Multimedia, Multinational, Multi…Everything | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
At Digital Book World, a session on digital children's publishing tried to answer the questions: How many of the old rules still apply? What are the new rules?

 

[Whether it's a stand-alone title or part of a transmedia initiative, this article contains some great stats and market insights.]


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Fiction gets technology makeover

Fiction gets technology makeover | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
LJ Rich investigates the possibilities of multimedia story-telling by getting dressed up for a starring role in a multimedia project.
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Redefining Interactive Narratives & Multimedia Storytelling

Redefining Interactive Narratives & Multimedia Storytelling | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
An excellent story is often compelling because of its layers. Each layer reveals a new concept or an arc that compels the reader or viewer to continue their narrative journey...
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Fifty Years Later, The Berlin Wall Goes Digital

Fifty Years Later, The Berlin Wall Goes Digital | Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age | Scoop.it
A look at some multimedia projects that are preserving video footage, photographs, and memories of a divided Berlin...
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